Realfit Recipe of the Month – Smoked Paprika Paella With Cod And Peas  (BBC Good Food)

Serves: 2 

Prep 15 mins and Cook 40 mins  


  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 
  • 1 finely chopped  
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves 
  • 100g brown basmati rice 
  • 1 tsp turmeric 
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika 
  • 500ml reduced-salt vegetable bouillon 
  • 1 large red pepper- deseeded and chopped 
  • 1large diced courgette 
  • 125g frozen peas 
  • 300g pack skinless cod loins – cut into large chunks 
  • ⅓ small pack chopped parsley 
  • ½ lemon – cut into wedges 



Calories: 481 

Protein:  38 g 

Carbs: 55 g 

Fat:  9 g 



  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry the onion and garlic for a couple of mins to soften.  
  2. Add the rice and spices, stir briefly, then pour in the bouillon and add the pepper. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and leave to simmer for 20 mins.  
  3. Stir in the courgette, cover and cook for 10 mins more. 
  4. Add the peas and cod, cover the pan and cook for 10 mins more until the rice is cooked and the liquid has been absorbed.  
  5. Toss with the parsley and serve with lemon wedges.